Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" All murder'd: for within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal temples of a king Keeps Death his court and there the antic sits, Scoffing his state and grinning at his pomp... "
Winter's tale. Comedy of errors. Macbeth. King John. Richard II. Henry IV, pt. 1 - Page 408
by William Shakespeare - 1836
Full view - About this book

Shakespeare: la invención de lo humano

Harold Bloom - Characters and characteristics in literature - 2001 - 734 pages
...ghosts they have deposed, / Some poisoned by their wives, some sleeping kill'd, / All murthered-for within the hollow crown /That rounds the mortal temples...Allowing him a breath, a little scene, /To monarchize, be fear'd, and kill with looks; / Infusing him with self and vain conceit, /As if this flesh which walls...
Limited preview - About this book

Fools Are Everywhere: The Court Jester Around the World

Beatrice K. Otto - Performing Arts - 2007 - 444 pages
...aspect of death more eloquently expressed than in Shakespeare's history of King Richardll, (1597): . . . for within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal...sits, Scoffing his state and grinning at his pomp. (3. 2.160- 63) m A fool could also be anyone who did not conform to a particular set of norms — a...
Limited preview - About this book

King Richard II: Third Series

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2002 - 593 pages
...also plays on the sense of 'meaningless, empty (because transitory)'; cf. also 160-3LN and 2.1.100n. That rounds the mortal temples of a king Keeps Death...which walls about our life Were brass impregnable; and humoured thus, Comes at the last and with a little pin 165 161 rounds encircles, surrounds mortal human;...
Limited preview - About this book

The Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Political Science - 2002 - 228 pages
...war; Some haunted by the ghosts they have depos'd; Some poisoned by their wives; some sleeping kill'd; All murdered: for within the hollow crown That rounds...Allowing him a breath, a little scene, To monarchize, be fear'd and kill with looks, Infusing him with self and vain conceit, As if this flesh which walls about...
Limited preview - About this book

Shakespeare Survey, Volume 50

Stanley Wells - Drama - 2002 - 316 pages
...famous speech where Richard fantasizes about his own death by a different sort of penetration: . . . for within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal...Allowing him a breath, a little scene, To monarchize, be fear'd, and kill with looks; Infusing him with self and vain conceit, As if this flesh which walls...
Limited preview - About this book

Shakespeare Survey, Volume 28

Kenneth Muir - Drama - 2002 - 200 pages
...impressed some people as no more than a garrulous, pompous egomaniac of shambling gait and wandering eye. within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal temples...Allowing him a breath, a little scene, To monarchize. {Richard II, m, ii, 160-5) James monarchised; but the gap between reality and illusion was wide. I...
Limited preview - About this book

Monika Maron in Perspective.

Elke Gilson - Social Science - 2002 - 341 pages
...Vordergrund: For God's sake let us sit upon the ground And teil sad stories of the death of kings [...] For within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal...and grinning at his pomp, Allowing him a breath, a üttle scene • To monarchise, be feared and kill with looks. Auch Beerenbaum tritt in die Nachfolge...
Limited preview - About this book

Power Plays: Shakespeare's Lessons in Leadership and Management

John O. Whitney, Tina Packer - Business & Economics - 2002 - 320 pages
...the ghosts they have deposed, Some poisoned by their wives, some sleeping kill'd, All murthered — for within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal...sits, Scoffing his state and grinning at his pomp . . . KING RICHARD II (3.2, 155-63) 19 Part I POWER For Good and for Power Is a Freighted Idea It Before...
Limited preview - About this book

Shakespeare's Poetic Styles: Verse Into Drama

John Baxter - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 272 pages
...by the ghosts they have deposed, Some poisoned by their wives, some sleeping kill'd, All murthered - for within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal...Allowing him a breath, a little scene, To monarchize, be fear'd, and kill with looks; Infusing him with self and vain conceit, As if this flesh which walls...
Limited preview - About this book

Richard II

William Shakespeare, Paul Werstine - Performing Arts - 2011 - 352 pages
...deposed, Some poisoned by their wives, some sleeping killed, All murdered. For within the hollow crown 165 That rounds the mortal temples of a king Keeps Death...scene, To monarchize, be feared, and kill with looks, 1 70 Infusing him with self and vain conceit, As if this flesh which walls about our life Were brass...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF